Friday, December 7, 2007

Should You Offer a 401(k) in Your Small Business

Aside from fostering goodwill among your employees, should your small business consider starting a 401(k) plan for employees? has a list of 5 good reasons every small business should offer a 401(k) plan:

1) It's more affordable than you think.

2) It strengthens your business by attracting and retaining high quality employees.

3) Minimal administrative burden.

4) Most small business plans are web-based and have eliminated much of the paperwork.

5) It can help secure your own retirement.

So readers, what do you think? Business owners, are the extra costs justified for small businesses? Employees, is it a deal killer if a small business doesn't have a 401(k) plan?